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Hobb's Cafe

Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
+44 1629 640346
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“cakes” (19 reviews)
“cheese scone” (6 reviews)
“bacon butties” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on a treasure hunt with my friends and their children, finished off at Monsal Head. Was about to go into this cafe when the man that runs it’s told my son, who was playing outside, to ‘Be quiet’. My son is 6 years old...More

Thank peaksGO
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice little cafe at Monsal Head with wonderful views of Monsal Dale. Walkers are welcome and the owners thoughtfully provide disposable overshoes for those with muddy boots, although quite a lot of folk didn’t seem to realise what they are for. The Victoria sponge cake...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly service and a wonderful light, fruity scone with clotted cream. Yum! All the other cakes looked great, too. This is an amazing spot - what a view!

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cakes but you need to take out a second mortgage to buy one. Costs considerably more for tea and cake than buying lunch elsewhere nearby. Wouldn’t be so bad if you were served with a smile but sadly not the case here. I get...More

Thank HB199
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mocha coffee and simnel cake were so good and a lovely place to visit while out for a walk. Well priced.

Thank wildriceman
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Myself and my wife and various friends have visited this cafe on numerous occasions, all the way from Nottingham. We have always found the owner, Ray, to be extremely friendly. He goes out of his way to welcome us and if possible sit down and...More

Thank Lorenzo H
Reviewed 8 January 2018

a lovely place to have tea and cake and took 4 of the grandchildren in with us for hot chocolate and muffins ...staff were very good with the children and was very clean inside and out ... will visit again for sure when in area

Thank paul m
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Most of our walking in Derbyshire involves a cafe at some point, sort of a reward for the effort. There's a few to choose from around the Peak District, but Hobbs is most definitely one of our 2 favourites. Nothing against the others, but Hobbs...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Situated in the heart of the most amazing Derbyshire countryside,Hobbs Cafe,compliments the stunning views with a range of tasty sandwiches, hot meals, cakes coffees and teas all made to the highest of standards.A clean and light environment with a homely feel about it.The staff are...More

Thank sfletcher1
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place was recommended to us for it's prime location and tasty food. It certainly delivered on the former although I personally feel the latter was overpriced

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 640346
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Cafe and craft centre with stunning views over Monsal Dale.
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